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Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach

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We are located in the Ocean Lakes area of Virginia Beach, next to Ocean Lakes Elementary School at the corner of Dam Neck Road and Upton Drive.

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach empowers and celebrates all of it.

Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child's development.

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Health Essentials

Health Essentials

All Ages

Our enhanced wellness and disinfection guidelines

Infant Care

6 weeks to 12 months

New Beginnings

Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.

Toddler Care

13 to 24 months

Discovering Me

Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.

Early Preschool


Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.



I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.



Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.



On My Way

Between ages 4 and 5, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.

Summer Camp

Ages 5 to 12


All day adventures. All summer long.®

We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.

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Why Virginia Beach families and Kiddie Academy find each other

Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.

Life Essentials®

Guided by our well-rounded philosophy and curriculum, our highly trained teachers help develop what's unique in every child—nurturing imagination, fostering creativity and preparing them for school and for life.

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Community-based care

We believe every Kiddie Academy should feel like an extension of family. Take a look inside our Academy to see what makes us the perfect place for your child.

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Our commitment to health and safety

Nothing matters more than your child's health, safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy follows our strict health and disinfection guidelines called Health Essentials, has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

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Hear from our parents

Excellent owners, director amd staff. Very professional courteous amd caring.
Truong N., Virginia Beach

The teachers and the administrators are the best. The center is very organized and everyone take pride in what they do. The Pre-K graduation was amazing and everything about the entire center is on point. I love all the different activities they provide and do. Splash pad, umbrella day, Rudolf Romp everything is just amazing.…
Josephine H., Virginia Beach

Everyone is extremely positive and always welcome you with a big smile. Whether it's the teachers, Director, assistant director, owner everyone is wonderful. Its a family feeling, very understanding. My son loves coming there, never cries at drop off. The teachers keep him engaged. I love this place.
Krishna F., Virginia Beach

We like that our child is meeting his milestones early and that he's on a routine. The staff is very friendly and always listens to our concerns.
Heidi M., Virginia Beach

Te staff are really friendly and I like how they really care about your children.
Joane J., Virginia Beach

Warm, welcoming environment. My daughter comes home using Spanish, knows her colors, numbers, etc. She’s 2.5 years old.
Jennifer L., Virginia Beach

I love that there are cameras in every room and outdoors, so you can check up on the kdis every day. All the staff is very friendly and knows your child by name even if they are not staffed within their classroom.
Karen P., Virginia Beach

Friendly staff. Safe environment. Effective educational program. Snacks/meals included. Cameras. Fun outdoor activities.
Brady H., Virginia Beach

I love that every staff member knows all of the kids. It makes it feel like a real community. The teachers provide structured yet fun and loving classrooms. I wish we had come before COVID to get to see all the events they put on, but I love getting all the pictures and seeing how…
Eleni S., Virginia Beach

Love the staff and teachers!
Tracy Z., Virginia Beach

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